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>> good morning, the top stories we're following this tuesday march 19th. pope france's officially begins his ministry and installation mass this morning in st. peter's square. >> we are going to talk
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about brain which is coming and the timing. here is a live look of the golden gate bridge. >> we have been tracking and hot spot on interstate 80. we first mentioned this when we first got word of an accident. this is westbound and the two right lanes are still blocked on carlson boulevard. a vehicle rolled and flipped over. it is so badly damaged that it cannot be moved. it has really jammed up the ride and you concede it down to a pinole. it is set 33 minutes now and this may be the morning that she may want to use 680 to highway 4. >> we have rain on the way.
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are temperatures right now are in the 40's and low 50's. rain is likely as we head into the evening hours. >> authority say a suspect killed during an officer involved shooting in san jose monday night was trying to ram a police officer with the stolen vehicle. if this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. if the shooting was reported just before 7 near story and south white roads. police said officers were following up on an unrelated case when they spotted the vehicle that have been reported stolen. when officers tried to pull over the vehicle, the driver allegedly rammed the police car and attempted to run down officer who had got out of the damage vehicle. >> authority say that
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officer who feared for his life had opened fire and the suspect was taken to a local hospital and died. a passenger there was in the car with the suspect is cooperating with authorities. they have not yet identified the driver. >> oakland police chief howard jordan says that he hopes his department's second attempt at reorganizing into smaller districts will be more successful than its first. this past saturday, the department switched from two large police districts to five districts that jordan says will be " smaller and more manageable. " he has, that the efforts aims to have the " white people in the right jobs. " >> we want this to be an opportunity to work out some of the kinks. we acknowledge
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said this plan and circumstances we will need about a thousand officers. we only have 611 officers. we tried this before and it did not work and this is an opportunity for us to retool a look at new ways to do what. we want to put the right people to impact crime. >> this is a story that you only see on kron 4, then those at target and east bay business district over the weekend. they hit businesses in the downtown oakland area on 17th street. the vandals used glue to damage the locks at many of the shops. the president of the south of broadway business association says said the latest blue incident continues and ongoing strength of vandalism here. in fact one shop owner says that she is considering
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relocating. >> i should not have to do this. i want to do my business here. >> merchants say the they have no idea who is behind this. they just wanted to stop. >>police have identified a man who was killed last week at the richmond bart's station as a 34 year-old male. his name is raymond harris. harris was gunned down lester's in my outside the richmond are stationed. this is video from the scene. bart police saying that witnesses reported seeing one or two men running from the station, but no arrests have been made. police said that the shooting was sparked after an altercation. the fatal shooting was the third homicide of the year in richmond. lacher, the city recorded as low as #slater's in 11 years, with 18 people
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killed. >> police have arrested a man who is suspected of killing a 77 year rose san francisco newspaper vendor in january. mark cassell is in custody this morning. police said that he had wrapped his arms around the victim's waist, pick him up in the air and dropped him before running away. the victim later died from his injuries. >> new this morning. pope france officially begins his ministry and an installation of mass this morning in st. peter's square. we brought the insulation to you live on 24/7 channel earlier this morning. the pope took a long or round about to say
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peter's square, getting out of his jeep to bless a disabled man. civil protection crews closed the main streets heading to the square to traffic and set a better case for nearly a mile along the route to try to control the masses and to allow official delegations through. some 1 million people were expected to attend today's ceremony. >> a new poll is shedding light on how american catholics feel about pope francis and catholic doctrine. the c n n o r c international survey found that 84 percent of american catholics approved of his selection as pope. it also found, that three-quarters of american catholics say this there are more likely to follow their " own " conscious on difficult moral questions that the teachings of the pope. 19 want stricter policies toward sexual abuse committed by a priest. nearly three courter
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said that france's should allow catholics to use birth control. 64 percent said the pope should allow priests to marry. nearly six intense say that he should allow women to become a priest. >> the super bowl could be coming to santa clara in 2016. but before that even is a possibility the nfl is demanding things from the bay area. kron4 will tran is live in santa clara with details. >> they will decide whether or not they will up the hotel fees and whether not they will change the services that they would be for the super bowl. if this happens that will present this to the nfl to see whether or not may 22nd if miami or the bay area will
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get the 50th super bowl. >> we would just have to wait and see. thank you very much will. >> here is a live look at the james lick freeway. the traffic is light. we will talk about the changes coming up. well, well, well.
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>> welcome back. we are tracking a major hot spot on the east shore freeway on interstate 80. two lanes remain blocked on carlson boulevard. you should use the richmond parkway and yellow as an alternate route. we have heard about a another accident coming out of pittsburgh westbound highway 24. there may be
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multiple vehicles and ball. >> taking a look at markets this morning. futures trading shows there are mixed results across the board right now. the s&p and the nasdaq are up, while the dow is in negative territory this morning. stocks fell for the second straight trading day yesterday. worries about a controversial ballot and a bank taxes in a cyprus kept investors on edge. >> citicorp has agreed to pay $730 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claimed that investors were ms. sold by the banks' disclosures when they purchased its debt and preferred stock. the investors' purchases were made from a may 11, 2006 through november 28, 2008.
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city groupthink denied the allegations but agreed to the settlement so that they could get rid of further expenses and insurgencies that come along with a drawn-out litigation. >> video game publisher electronic arts say that it ceo, john riccitiello, will step down at the end of the mob. he says that he was " accountable " for the company's missing operational targets. the aid has named larry probst as executive chairman and while it is searching for a replacement. the video game maker says that its revenue and earnings per share will be at the low end or below its january guidance. >> a 60 year-old girl has
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been arrested after she crashed a stolen car into a tree in sunnyvale. authority say that around 1:00 a.m. monday, police attempt to stop a vehicle that was driving on el camino riel near sunnyvale saratoga road. however, the car sped off and crashed into a tree a short time later. police determine the car had been reported stolen in the officers apprehended a 60 year-old female driver at the crash scene. two were apprehended a short time later. the fourth passenger still has not been found. >> santa clara county is planning second gun buyback he did this saturday. police offer $100 for each handgun, a shotgun and rifle and $200 for each assault weapon. the buyback is scheduled to run from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the reid-hillview airport in san jose. that is located at
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>> welcome back. we are tracking a major hot spot of the shore freeway. if this is interstate 80 in the westbound direction. the two right lanes have been blocked for all 45 minutes. this is really backing of the ride. a vehicle flipped over and landed on its wheels. the jam recusal wait till pinole. the drive time is now 38 minutes. it may continue to grow. you may need to jump on 680 and
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highway 24. if there has been a new problem that has been reported. the sensors have not picked up yet. chp stated that if is a multi car, a semi truck accident. this is on highway 4. this was reported that a wrong way driver was headed east bound. the sensors have not yet indicated a back up the chp stated that this accident is outside. >> because of a problem on 80 and the bay bridge has no backup. normally we will see the back of starting at 6:19 a.m.. but because all the traffic is on the shore we don't have any here. we have no problems on the golden gate bridge.
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>> we could see rain for the evening commute coming home. if it is 40's and 50's as you head out the door. satellite and radar is monitoring the change perry ed this is associated with this storm system that is in the pacific. it will crawl its way into the bay area and future cast 4 is a modern trend this timmountain d >> and there will be scattered showers for the overnight hours. we will wake up tomorrow morning and what roadways will be outside. when this is all
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done we are talking about a quarter to an engine line. the temperatures into afternoon will be it in plenty of 60's. 64 degrees is expected for mountain view. we may see some 70's and this may not be too likely. vallejo will be at 64 degrees and we may see mid 60's for napa bug. your kron 47 there are round the bay shows there rain is in the forecast until about mid wednesday. there'll be plenty of sunshine for thursday and friday. the temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s. we will be in the '70s just-in-time for the weekend. >> a boost for backers of same-sex marriage. former secretary of state hillary
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clinton joined an ever increasing less of politicians to come out in support of same-sex unions. clinton joins her husband, former president bill clinton, president obama, and a host of conservatives who also previously oppose same-sex marriage and now supported. >> they few years ago, bill and i celebrated as our daughter married a love of her life. i wish every parent had the same joy. to deny our daughter who they are and who they love. this is to deny them the chance to live up to their own god- given potential. >> the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments in both the prop. 8 case and the defense of marriage that case next week. ruling are expected this summer. >> and a new national poll
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shows support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high. in the last 10 years, public opinion has undergone a reversal. if and 2003, more than half of all americans wanted the outlawed same-sex marriage. now nearly 60 percent want to legalize it. the poll was conducted by lane dirt research for abc news and the washington post. >> the backlash continues to grow after a folk singer on leashes and anti-gay rent while performing at yoshi's in san francisco over the weekend. michelle smiled, is a grammy nominated senator. it was doing her performance sunday night that she
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>> a government panel in japan has increased the financial estimate of how much damage a magnitude 9 earthquake caused. the quake centered off the coast of japan and struck in march of 2011 costa massive to something that killed nearly $20 and people. off the panel is now saying that damages are estimated at 220 trillion yen that is
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2.3 trillion u.s. dollars. they intend to use the fire damage estimate indrawn of disaster preparedness plans. >> police in india said that 37 people have been killed and 15 others have been injured after a bus fell off a bridge in western india. accident happened just before dawn on tuesday. off the bus was carrying passengers from a beach resort state ulf goa to mumbai. the driver was among those who was injured. the cause of accident is still under investigation. >> we will be right back.
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♪ shop at ♪ >> everyone is clapping. there is the opening bell on wall street. but first, we are keeping track of the commute. >> going from bad to worst. our first problem is on an estate 80 and westbound direction were the two right lanes remained blocked at cross symbol of our. it has been this way since an hour ago. this commute time has now been raised to 48 minutes. this takes richmond
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park way out of the equation. this is also starting to get heavy. interstate 680 to 24 may be a better route for you to take. westbound highway 4 at willow past road has about six to seven vehicles involved in an accident including a semi truck. if this may have been started by wrong way driver. this takes a lot of pressure off the 680 south bound which makes it a better off to the root if you want to avoid the big delays. >> we are mild right now but we do have rain on the way. it is not much moisture associated. showers are certainly intact for your wednesday morning commute.
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temperatures will be on the rise as we head into thursday. i will walk into the 7 day forecasts coming up. >> breaking nils out of nevada. seven marines have been killed in a training exercise off at hawthorne army depot. the accident happened to around 10 last night and it also injured several with the the second marine division. the causes under investigation. hawthorn army depot stores and disposes of ammunition. the facility is made of hundreds of buildings there are spread over more than 230 square miles and just east of california's lines. will bring you more new is as soon as it becomes
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available. >> new this morning. pope francisco officially began his ministry and installation mass this morning in st. peter's square. we brought you this live on our 24/7 channel, has won 93. the pope took a long roundabout through st. peter's square, getting out of his jeep to bless a disabled man. civil protection pros closed main street that led to the square to traffic and set up barricades. some 1 million people were expected to attend today's ceremony. >> guilty on all counts. that was the plea that was repeated over and over again by a prominent south bay politician. former santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa jr..
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pleaded guilty to 13 felony and misdemeanor counts. he has been accused of misusing public funds in campaign contributions. he is accused of using his county is a credit card and a secret slush fund from his campaign to finance a gambling habit. in exchange for the guilty plea, he will not be sentenced to any time in state prison. >> we agree that we would ask for him to spend one year in county jail. >> shirakawa had no comment as he left court. he could face additional charges as the dna looks into evidence that he might have failed to report about $400,000 in a onetime gambling windfall. he will return to court for sentencing next month.
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>> oakland police chief howard jordan says that he holds his department's second attempt at reorganizing into smaller districts will be more successful than its first. this past saturday, the department's switch from two large police districts to five districts. he has, that the effort is aimed to have " right people and how the right jobs. " jordan says that his department also will focus on more on building better relationships with the community. >> pinole police are hoping someone will recognize at the man in the sketch. they say that he tried to kidnap a 12 year-old girl as she was walking home from school last week. he is described as white, 19 to 20 years old, then, slick black shorts here with a brown and goatee and a piercing and one of his eyebrows. >> police have identified a
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man who was killed last week at the richmond bart station as 34 year-old raymond harris. harris was gunned down last arsenide all sought richmond bart station. this is video from the scene. police said that the shooting was sparked after a fight. off the fatal shooting was the third homicide of the year in richmond. >> bart is considering proposals that would expand service in the east bay possibly as far north as hercules. the proposals are meant as a way of relieving chronic traffic congestion along in a state 80. it would mean possibly adding stations north of richmond and san paulo and pinole and even farther. right now, the project is only in the " id" ideal phase. " if the bart
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board decides to move forward with the extending service, it could still be several years before the construction could possibly began. >> 10 years after the start of the war and i read, a new poll finds that the majority of americans believe the war was a mistake. 53 percent of americans surveyed believe that the war to be a mistake, with 42 percent disagreeing. the 53% mark is down from a high of 63% in april 2008. the poll also found 66 percent of republicans believe that the war to be the right decision, while 73 percent of democrats see that the military campaign as a mistake. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. first soda, now cigarettes. new york
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city mayor michael bloomberg is targeting tobacco sales. he wants to require stores to keep tobacco products out of sight unless an adult is buying something or employees are restocking. the goal is to crack down on young people smoking. the proposal would also ban selling tobacco products at a discount. there will also be tougher penalties. >> smoking is going to kill these children. >> a bill is expected to be introduced to the city council to mark. >> people were quick to comment this morning on a mumicg cigarette proposal. here is a look at what some of you are saying. >> holly elia dala, stated "
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they do that in canada. i am not sure it helps because a lot of people still smoke and many are young people to. " >> juan ruelas, stated " i get a modem but if kids want it, they will get it by any means. " >> mike betts, stated " the guy is gone nuts he must be on drugs! i thought this is you as a not russia? " >> join the conversation. sound off on the kron4 facebook page and will share your comments throughout the morning. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are tracking to major hot spots. first, that the shore freeway is way behind schedule. accident at carlson boulevard has been cleared so all lanes are now open. boy, has said jammed up. it is backed up all its
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highway 4 and beyond. the sensors are a little bit off. it is bumper to bumper. is not a good route anymore. you are probably better off staying on the westbound ride. major problems are dealing for highway 4 with a multi vehicle accident blocking the two right lanes. look at this drive time. is up to 88 minutes for your ride coming out antioch. it is backed up from 160 all the way to will pass road. there are no good alternate routes. you may want to take 680 to highway 24 off because it will be less traffic. >> here is a look at the bridges. because of the shore problem there is no traffic carli on the bay bridge even though the me realize have been activated.
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the san mateo ride looks good and the drive time is that 13 to 14 minutes. the golden gate bridge is still an incident free through marin county on 1 01 southbound. >> rain is the big story. it is dry right now but we do have some that will impact us later on. satellite radar shows a lot of cloud cover. we do have some rain that is out to the pacific. by 9:00 p.m. tonight this indicates moderate to heavy rain. we will see steady bring as we headed to the overnight hours. waking up, on wednesday morning we will still be contending with light rain. it may be spotty at best. it looks like we will see clear conditions by mid wednesday. and this is not going to be a huge
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rainmaker and we do have a lot of clouds and are associated with the system. napa is sitting at 46 degrees. as we head into afternoon we may see some seven days. >> pleasanton is coming in as 67 and 64 degrees for sunnyvale. the kron 47 their on the bay shows the rain is and the schedule and high pressure will be back in control on thursday. the temperatures will be spring light as we head into saturday and sunday. >> the time now is a check into how the markets. this is a big improvement over yesterday. financial expert brought black is here to talk more about that. >> what is driving the numbers? >> we saw building permits,
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that were better. permits are all about putting people to work and every house permit creates jobs. it is positive. the negatives are not bringing us down but we do have things to consider. bankers are meeting today and they will release statements whether not they have expected growth. this may bring on sphere with expected changes in interest rates. >> let's go that agriculture. why is john deere in the nils? >> john deere makes track purse.kers >> corn, is and everything
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that we eat. >> we will end with a good note. this is something that is impacting our viewers. what is going on with the yellow the pants? >> i am wearing lululemon pants right now. they are to see through. if they have to get this right and quality control is not there. they are to shearer and they are recalling about 19% of their products. bad news could create a buying problem. hopefully, that will fix this. it might just be too expensive to buy them in the first place. >> rob will be back
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with us later. >> nowand a new report estimates that one in three seniors to die with alzheimer's disease or other types of a dementia. experts with the alzheimer's association said that mind and destroying disease can speed death by interfering with treatments for heart disease, cancer or other serious illnesses. the organization is calling for additional funding to pay for future research. >> we will be right back.
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>> business owners and residents along san francisco's polk street met last night to talk about bicycle and pedestrian improvements being considered for the neighborhood that could take away parking spaces. off the san francisco mta is considering making various changes to several streets of polk street, including an bike lanes, parklands and other amenities. construction would not begin until 2015. >> an interesting home is a
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market in the south bay. it is these wozniaks house, which is in los gatos. it was designed and built for that apple co-founder in 1986. the architecture of the property reflects apple design. asking price is a little over $4 million. the 7005 square foot home has six bedrooms and eight background$7.500 square foot hos six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. >> take a look get this.
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from diamond encrusted headlights to gold stitching and the seas, this car is worth $3.4 million, the lycan will be the first mfg. reagan sports car only seven of them will be for sale. the problem will be ready to sell them by the end of 2014. >> on coca-cola is taking on bottled water and doing what coke is famous for giving it some bubbles and flavor. off the company confirmed monday that they will introduce a line of fruit flavored seltzer water is called " for war " starting april the first period for water comes at a time when americans are drinking less soda, after person captia sales hit a high end the late 1990's. the decline has
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